BHP w Firmie (Work safety in the company) 2019/05

  • The topic of the issue
    • Work safety under the supervision of cameras - practical doubts and the role of the labor inspector
      It is the employer's obligation to supervise the work process. A special form is video monitoring, which can be used in particular when it is necessary to provide employees with safe working conditions. When deciding to introduce cameras to the workplace, the employer must be aware of the limitations related to their use and that the monitoring of the work process is subject to control by labor inspectors.
  • Working conditions
    • From April 1, higher amounts of one-off compensation for accidents at work
      From April, we can count on 108 PLN more for each percentage of permanent or long-term damage to health than before. The new amounts are given in the announcement of the minister of the family, labor and social policy of 21 March 2018 regarding the amount of one-time compensation for an accident at work or occupational disease (M.P. item 270).
    • National Labor Inspectorate on accidents at work on construction sites
      PIP in 2018 conducted over 7,000 inspection of construction sites. In 90% of cases, labor inspectors had to reach for an administrative decision to settle irregularities related to work safety. This means that only 10% of Polish construction jobs are organized safely. Meet the most frequently identified irregularities contributing to accidents on Polish construction sites.
    • Health and safety training after changes in the regulation on health and safety training?
      We are soon about to change the regulation on OSH training. One of them refers to the concept of an organizational unit that conducts training activities in the field of health and safety in the form of a natural person. Therefore, among readers, the following question arose: if you have an entry in a business activity: PKD 85.59.B - Other out-of-school forms of education, after the changes, you can continue to organize OSH training as a natural person?
    • Favorable changes for employers regarding preventive meals
      The Ministry of Labor is preparing a draft regulation amending provisions on preventive meals and drinks. The changes are designed to make it easier for employers to fulfill their obligation to provide preventive meals for employees. These changes will be particularly beneficial for employers whose employees perform field tasks. Get to know the plans of the Ministry of Labor in the field of updating the provisions on meals and drinks to current realities.

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